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Jacques Martin Quotes

One thing young kids bring to a franchise is enthusiasm, energy and excitement.
Jacques Martin
#Energy

You couldn't ask for a more entertaining hockey game. The good thing is we got the two points (and) found a way to get the winner, but you learn from that experience.
Jacques Martin
#Ask

In the last six games, he's been very effective for us, not only scoring some goals but playing well away from the puck. His play has picked up.
Jacques Martin
#Games

You talk about kids, a lot of times you have to take them by the hand. The veterans are more or less sure they can do the job. But the young kids need a lot of direction.
Jacques Martin
#Kids

In reality, I don't see those teams giving us players that are going to help us right now.
Jacques Martin
#Giving

Sim competed hard tonight. He was really on the puck and really hungry.
Jacques Martin
#Hard

We looked at where we were in our season and the importance of the next three weeks. Since then our play has really picked up. Montreal Friday is our last game at home for awhile, so no doubt it's really a big contest for us.
Jacques Martin
#Importance

I don't know exactly what the rules are, but gambling is a big business, I guess. It's not for me to say whether it's right or wrong.
Jacques Martin
#Business

I thought we came out with good energy and good enthusiasm. I thought we had a really good game going, and just had too much adversity we had to face.
Jacques Martin
#Energy

We're going to give them some time for therapy instead of traveling. There are two games [on the trip], so they won't be ready anyway, so we'll leave them behind.
Jacques Martin
#Games

(The line) played very well. We got a strong game out of that line. We played just three lines and got a strong effort from all three.
Jacques Martin
#Game

I thought we showed a lot of tenacity coming back in the second period. Fatigue from last night may have been a factor for our poor third period.
Jacques Martin
#Fatigue

It picks up the bench when you see them finishing checks, being on the puck, creating some turnovers and chances for themselves.
Jacques Martin
#Bench

It shows what kind of competitor he is and how durable he's been over the years.
Jacques Martin
#Competitor

I think we had a really good game. This is how our team has been looking the second half of the season. The players should feel good about their performance.
Jacques Martin
#Game

It seems like we have a lot more composure, a lot more poise now.
Jacques Martin
#Composure

I thought we came back hard and deserved a much better fate. When you play half the period short-handed, it's going to be very difficult to win the game.
Jacques Martin
#Fate

It's two points closer to a playoff spot. And it's gaining some credibility and confidence.
Jacques Martin
#Confidence

When you give him space and time, he's going to hurt you.
Jacques Martin
#Hurt

Last time I checked, we're in the entertainment business.
Jacques Martin
#Business

With a little bit of luck we could have won the game. A couple of mistakes cost us the game, but we showed a lot of character and determination and we got a point.
Jacques Martin
#Luck

He's very responsible both ends of the ice. He's a smart player. He's a competitor. He's a complete player.
Jacques Martin
#Competitor

We will just wait and see. I liked the way he worked today and we are giving him less work the last couple games, have shut down the number of chances. That makes a difference.
Jacques Martin
#Giving

He's a great young player who has great vision and competes hard every night. He has tremendous skill and great character.
Jacques Martin
#Night

We're going in the right direction. We just need to keep going that way, get some more points at home.
Jacques Martin
#Direction

It's pretty unfortunate. I think at this point in time it's not all fire-fight, so I'll reserve comment until everything is in order.
Jacques Martin
#Fire

We made too many mistakes that cost us goals. They capitalize off turnovers and they have excellent skilled players.
Jacques Martin
#Goals

We're all starting together, ... starting our conquest to become an elite team.
Jacques Martin
#Conquest

We know we have to win some (road) games to keep pace. Whether playing at home or on the road, you've got to get points.
Jacques Martin
#Games

It doesn't put more pressure. We know that we have to win some games on the road to keep pace. You have to go and get the points. So we'll have some time to regroup in practice. We're looking at two games again this week.
Jacques Martin
#Games